How the Severity of Asthma Is Diagnosed

In this video, Keren Bakal, MD, explains how healthcare providers classify severe asthma, and what your healthcare provider needs to know about the asthma symptoms you are experiencing.

How is asthma diagnosed?
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Asthma can be diagnosed in your doctor's office based on your symptoms. However, other studies, such...
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How often should I see my doctor if I have just been diagnosed with asthma?
If you're newly diagnosed with asthma, your doctor may want to see you every two to six weeks to...
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How is asthma classified?
The 2007 classification scheme for severity is as follows for age 5 and older: Intermittent - sy...
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How does a doctor test for asthma?
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A doctor tests for asthma using a pulmonary function test (PFT) and a bronchial challenge test. Thes...
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